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RGB donate to help young people learn a trade

Cornwall-based Transferable Skills Training has been voted as the winner of RGB Building Supplies’ 30th Well Built Community Fund, and now has £1,000 to spend at its Launceston branch. The charity received the most votes following a public poll, where it was up against Perranarworthal-based Boot Up Outdoor Learning and …

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NYEs puts new roof over Guides in Horsham

Girlguiding Horsham has received £500 of funding to help renovate its hall roof after winning a community fund campaign run by locally based builders’ merchant NYEs Building Supplies.   The girlguiding division has been part of the town for well over 100 years and was gifted a campsite over 60 …

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Norbord weaves magic with donation

Inverness-based wood panel manufacturer Norbord has plaid a blinder by assisting in the creation of an innovative weavers’ display. The company is supporting Prickly Thistle, a local tartan weaving start-up, by donating locally manufactured wood panelling to assist in the creation of an innovative display housed within a pop-up mill. …

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Worcester Bosch Raises over £33k for Prostate Cancer UK

Staff at Worcester Bosch have been giving donations and taking part in fundraising events, including the London half marathon and the Big Half in order to raise funds to help stop prostate cancer being a killer. Over the past 12 months, an amazing £33,100 has been raised for the charity. …

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Actis helps build Community Shed to boost neighbourhood spirit

A new community building aimed at enabling people to get involved in interesting pursuits while making friends is being built in Aberdeenshire – with help from insulation specialist Actis. The timber frame construction in Aboyne is part of the growing Men’s Shed movement – although this one will be open …

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Howarth Timber donates to DIY SOS Big Build in Scunthorpe

The Scunthorpe branch of Howarth Timber & Building Supplies has donated a large amount of materials to a deserving local family to support the BBC’s flagship renovation show, ‘DIY SOS: The Big Build’. The DIY SOS team transformed the home of Caroline Blanchard and her two children, Paige and Reece, following …

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SR Timber supports skills with donation to construction college

In a bid to support the next generation of construction workers and roofing contractors, SR Timber has donated a range of timber products totalling more than £6,000 in value to its local college. The North Nottinghamshire-based company – which is a leading importer of timber products and the UK’s largest importer …

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Covers Alresford donates materials to Sun Hill Junior School

Covers Alresford has donated materials to Sun Hill Junior School to help convert a previously unusable area of space into a picnic terrace. The timber and builders’ merchant, which is based on Prospect Road, delivered items to the school, including artificial grass, helping it to create a new all-year-round useable …

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Covers Chichester donates wheelbarrows to animal charity

Covers Timber & Builders Merchants has donated four wheelbarrows to the Cat & Rabbit Rescue Centre in Siddlesham. The company, which is based on Quarry Lane, delivered the much needed items to the charity, which will use the wheelbarrows to distribute and carry supplies to the animals at the centre. …

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Scott Parnell donates hampers to local primary school

Homefield Church of England Primary School in Great Yarmouth has received a donation of hampers from groundworks and civil engineering supplier, Scott Parnell. The business, which delivers to companies across Norfolk, didn’t hesitate to help after one of its drivers, Mark Simpkins, whose mum, Pat, works at the school as …

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